Origin of wiring
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- the network of wires used in an electrical system, device, or circuit
- the quality or condition of such a network
- used in wiring
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Word Origin and History for wirings
"wires collectively," 1809, later especially "electrical wirework," from present participle of wire (v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The fastening together of the ends of a broken bone with wire sutures.
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